Argyll and Bute tops list of best holiday views in UK

March 2, 2020

A leading holiday rental marketplace has revealed the best views in the UK, after internal data shows a view is the most important thing people look for when choosing where to go on holiday. Argyll and Bute in Scotland tops the list, followed by Snowdonia and Bamburgh. In response the marketplace is offering a free night away in Bamburgh for one family on Friday 13th March.

One of the UK’s leading marketplaces for holiday rentals has revealed the best views in the UK, after discovering that a view was the most important factor when deciding where to holiday.

Snaptrip asked its members what influences their decision on where to holiday in the UK the most, with more than two fifths (43%) selecting ‘the view/scenery’.

To gain more insight into the subject, Snaptrip asked 4,000 members of the public to pick the best views from an extensive list curated by its travel industry experts. Argyll and Bute in theScottish Highlands topped the list as best view in the country, followed by Snowdonia and theNorthumberland Coast.

The top ten best views in the UK are:

  1. Argyll and Bute, Scotland
  2. Snowdonia, Wales
  3. Northumberland Coast, Northumberland
  4. Gatesgarth, Lake District
  5. Brecon Beacons, Wales
  6. Seven Sisters, East Sussex
  7. Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland
  8. Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire
  9. Loch Lomond, Scotland
  10. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Snaptrip has partnered with one of its accommodation partners to offer a family a night away in Bamburgh on the Northumberland Coast on Friday 13th March. The property sleeps six people, allows pets, has a hot tub, and boasts panoramic views of Budle Bay all the way up the coast to Holy Island.

Snaptrip will be picking the family at random on Tuesday 10th March.

Matt Fox, CEO and co-founder of, said,

“The UK boasts some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, that ranges from pristine coastlines to rugged mountains and wilderness. We were interested to identify which areas in the country are deemed the best, and think the results speak for themselves.

“I hope the list acts as a source of inspiration for Brits or tourists considering a holiday in the UK.We wanted to go one step further and offer one lucky family a night’s stay away in Bamburgh, which is now officially rated as the third best view in the country! I encourage any and all to apply."